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SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 1:30pm PST
in their homes. on the federal level congress has passed a number of laws reducing the tax burden on homeowners facing foreclosure, expanding home ownership counseling, expanding the the federal housing administration to play a larger role for those at risk of foreclosure. obama signed the home affordable refinance program in 2010. locally we've done many things. in january 2008, this board of supervisors established a san francisco fair lending working group, with its number one policy recommendation of whenever possible, home ownership should be preserved and foreclosure prevented. this promotes family stability in our neighborhoods and community. second of all, the goal of this legislation was to provide security for tenants in t.i.c. buildings. supervisor wiener as coauthor want to ensure that tenants in t.i.c. buildings which might take advantage of this legislation will be presented. we wanted to provide the greatest security possible for existing tenants to be secure in their units and our legislation has done exactly that. let me specifically address this to many of the people in the ha
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 10:30pm PST
here six years ago and no one has ever been ellis acted. we may our taxes. and we're not going anywhere. we're here for the long haul. but we see people in our building who have sold, and our building renovated sold in 10 minutes to us, and other people who bought. but it's taken over a year to sell them because of the hoops the banks make the new buyers go through. and i just think it's the next right thing to do. and i love to see $20 million go into affordable housing. thank you very much. >> chair wiener: thank you. next speaker. >> i want to -- mike muylan that was my wife. i agree and support what she said because it's better off for me. we live in a t.i.c., it's very diverse, and the occupants in both jobs and ethnicity, we have chinese, vietnamese, people in marketing, we have a landscaper, and some that are semiretired. i looked up data from 2010 and it looked like at the time they said there's 65% of the units in san francisco are rented. that's 220,000 units and 35% are owned. that's 123,000. so this legislation, which is about a one-time -- roughly might be 2,000 units, is l
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 4:30pm PST
to the affordable housing funds and property taxes going to the city when units eventually turn over, no one loses. id ask the committee make decisions based on the facts and support homeowners support those protected and put money in the coffers which will help everyone. thank you, supervisors wiener and farrell for your proposal of balanced legislation. thanks for letting me speak too. >> chair wiener: thank you very much and thank you for being honest. next speaker. >> high there. i'm a san francisco resident for 13 years. i'm a t.i.c. owner and previous renter for many years. all of my co-owners in my six unit t.i.c. were once renters also. we are not opposed to rent control. i just wanted to make that clear. the lottery system is so outdated and overburdened and with the current backlog it may be over 10 years before being eligible for conversions. we're not trying to make a quick buck because our units have lost a significant amount of value since we purchased. we're previous renters who are looking to purchase a home to have stable housing in san francisco. we contribute to san francisco an
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